Faithful Shepherd Lead Teaching Team

Nicole Schram, Co- Site Director / Co-Lead Kinderstart Teacher

Email Nicole Nicole has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood and in Youth Development from Dakota County Technical College. She has been co-Lead Teaching the Discovery Classroom at Faithful Shepherd since 2018.

Top Five Strengths: Positivity   Adaptability   Includer   Achiever   Arranger



Kelsey Shiroo, Co-Lead Kinderstart Teacher

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Angela Leja, Co-Lead Kinderstart Teacher

Angela has a B.S. in Elementary Education/K-6th Grade from Creighton University. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling to Trinidad to visit family and playing soccer. Angela joined the teaching team Fall of 2020.

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want… surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”  – Psalm 23

Geena Will, Co-Director & Kinderstart Teacher

Email Geena Geena graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. She spent a year tutoring Kindergartners at Bruce F. Vento Elementary after graduation.  Geena is currently in school working toward her Masters degree in Education and Non-Profit Leadership Geena joined the Discovery Center teaching team in the Fall of 2015.

Top Five Strengths: Adaptability     Developer     Positivity     Arranger     Empathy


Lindsey Honkanen, Lead Discovery Teacher


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August Barkmeier, EAP Manager/After School Lead Teacher

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